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Name Company Charity Score
1. Gary Blazek Vierbicher Associates Make-A-Wish® Illinois 139
2. Patrick Regan Mack Developers Habitat for Humanity of Illinois 128
3. Terry McGuire Badger Property LLC Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin 120
4. Douglass Schultz Herlihy Mid-Continent Co. Greater Chicago Food Depository 120
5. Chris Richards Susan G. Komen for the Cure 118
6. Joe Henderson Greater Chicago Food Depository 118
7. Phillip Bower Husch Blackwell LLP Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago 116
8. Derek Treichel Edwin Hancock Engineering Special Olympics 116
9. Ellen Swanson SwanDog Marketing Greater Chicago Food Depository 114
10. Andrew Germanetti Bluff City Materials Make-A-Wish® Illinois 113

Charities

The following charitable organizations have partnered with True North Consultants.
We invite you to learn more about each organization and their work.

The Anti-Cruelty Society is Chicago’s oldest and largest animal welfare organization, helping over 50,000 animals and humans each year through their comprehensive programs and services. Learn more about The Anti-Cruelty Society at www.anticruelty.org.

Habitat for Humanity of Illinois works in partnership with Habitat affiliates, developing communities by building houses with people in need. Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Illinois at www.habitatillinois.org.

Make-A-Wish® Illinois grants wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. This year they hope to grant 730 amazing wishes in Illinois. To learn more about the Make-A-Wish® Illinois, visit illinois.wish.org.

Since 1902, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago has built a legacy as the largest organization serving the needs of Chicago’s youth. Each of BGCC’s 23 Clubs is a home away from home during the after-school hours, giving kids ages 6 to 18 a safe place to learn, grow, and succeed. Over 10,000 youth are served each year through its programs. To learn more visit www.bgcc.org.

The Salvation Army is the largest social service organization in the world and the single largest direct provider of social services in Chicago and the State of Illinois. The Army operates 200 points of entry in neighborhoods across the greater Chicago area, providing disaster relief, shelter, meals, rehabilitation programs, child care and head start, senior services and more. On any given night, about 900 people are sleeping under a Salvation Army roof. In 2010, The Army celebrated 125 years of service in Chicago. The Salvation Army is there every day, 24-hours-a-day in Chicago and throughout the country providing disaster relief to people in crisis. To learn more about The Salvation Army, visit www.salarmychicago.org.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a state-of-the-art hospital located in downtown Chicago on the campus of its academic partner, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals in U.S.News & World Report. The hospital relies on philanthropic support to care for more than 174,000 children each year. Learn more at www.luriechildrens.org.

The transition to civilian life is often difficult, especially where there is injury. SALUTE delivers short term financial assistance to bridge the temporary income gaps and meet the basic needs of post 9/11 veterans. Salute, Inc. is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides financial support for our military men and women through a variety of fundraising activities. Learn more about Salute, Inc. at www.saluteinc.org.

Easterseals changes the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. Easterseals serves over 33,000 Chicagoland and Rockford clients with disabilities and special needs through its 22 comprehensive autism and child development programs and services annually.

Throughout all of life’s moments – from the ordinary to the extraordinary, and everything in between – Easterseals is here.

Learn more about Easterseals at www.easterseals.com/chicago/.

Special Olympics Illinois is a human service organization that uses the positive attributes of amateur sports to help children and adults with intellectual disabilities in day-to-day living. Learn more about the Special Olympics at www.soill.org.

The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. Learn more about the Greater Chicago Food Depository at www.chicagosfoodbank.org.

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. 75% of all net funds raised by the Komen Chicago affiliate stay right here in the Chicagoland Area and the other 25% go to our Global Research Grants Program to find the cures. Learn more about Susan G. Komen – Chicago at www.KomenChicago.org.

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin is a hunger-relief charity organization whose goal is to make sure everyone in southwestern Wisconsin has enough of the right kinds of food to live a happy and healthy life. Our mission is to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin through community partnerships. Learn more about Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin at www.SecondHarvestMadison.org.

Cornerstones is a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services. Learn more about Cornerstones at www.cornerstonesva.org.